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25 February, 2020
 

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1. Greek Government to proceed with new island camps, despite reactions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-government-to-proceed-with-new-island-camps-despite-reactions

The Greek government is determined to move ahead with its plan to build new holding facilities for migrants and refugees as part of a plan to accelerate asylum procedures and deportations on the five islands hosting camps, its spokesman said on Tuesday, amid reactions to the scheme from island residents....

2. Cyprus scrambles to assert coronavirus policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-assert-coronavirus-policy

More Cypriots are resisting government plans aimed at establishing a local quarantine facility for the coronavirus, while foreign officials warn the Wuhan outbreak may be reaching pandemic levels...

3. Coronavirus protocols to be revised on Tuesday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-protocols-to-be-revised-on-tuesday

Cyprus’ Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou assured on Monday that the Government was constantly following WHO and ECDC instructions on the coronavirus and was adjusting its action plan accordingly....

4. Interior Minister in Brussels for meetings with European Commission on migration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/interior-minister-in-brussels-for-meetings-with-european-commission-on-migration

Cyprus’ Minister of the Interior Nicos Nouris will be travelling to Brussels on Monday for a series of meetings with the senior leadership of the European Commission to discuss migration....

5. Woman in the north tests negative for coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-in-the-north-tests-negative-for-coronavirus

Samples taken from a suspected coronavirus carrier in the north were sent to Turkey for examination, as per the request of the World Health Organization, Turkish Cypriot ‘Health Minister’ Ali Pilli said on Monday. The results came back negative, Turkish Cypriot media reported....

6. InvestCyprus creates specialized unit to help achieve 2030 tourist targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investcyprus-creates-specialized-unit-to-help-achieve-2030-tourist-targets

InvestCyprus, the island’s organization responsible for attracting foreign direct investment, announced the creation of a specialized unit in a bid to facilitate efforts to achieve Cyprus’ National Tourist Strategy for 2030, which aims at attracting 5 million tourists by 2030....

7. Fourth Italian dies from coronavirus in worst flare-up outside Asia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fourth-italian-dies-from-coronavirus-in-worst-flare-up-outside-asia

A fourth person infected with the coronavirus has died in Italy, officials said on Monday as the government struggled to contain an outbreak of the illness and financial markets slid on fears over the economic impact....

8. Cyprus quarantines woman on flight to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-quarantines-woman-after-flight-from-israel

Cypriot health officials have quarantined one individual as a coronavirus high-risk after a private jet landed in Larnaca with a crew member suspected of coming into contact with Israel's first ever confirmed case...

9. Nicosia an extremely important partner in region, Norwegian FM says in Cyprus visit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-nicosia-an-extremely-important-partner-in-region-norwegian-fm-says-in-cyprus-visit

Oslo views Cyprus as an extremely important partner in the region, due to its bridging role between Europe and the Near East, said Ine Soreide, Norway’s Minister of Foreign Affairs....

10. New Life in Cyprus of Russian Businessman after unfair seizure of Promsvyazbank

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-life-in-cyprus-of-russian-businessman-after-unfair-seizure-of-promsvyazbank

In 2017 Dmitry Ananiev was at the peak of his success. He and his brother Alexei owned a bank, an IT firm and an office complex overlooking the Moscow River. ...

11. Residents up in arms over 'virus camp'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/residents-up-in-arms-over-virus-camp

Local residents in rural Nicosia are reacting to government plans aimed at establishing a quarantine facility in their area to treat potential confirmed coronavirus cases in Cyprus...

12. Cyprus enjoys strong growth prospects but contingent liabilities remain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-enjoys-strong-growth-prospects-but-contingent-liabilities-remain

Strong growth prospects and sustained fiscal discipline places Cyprus on a firm declining path but contingent liabilities, healthcare and public sector wage-related costs, as well as weaker external conditions, pose risks to the fiscal outlook, Scope rating agency said in commentary on Cyprus....

13. Minister says ‘no panic’ over coronavirus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-says-‘no-panic-over-coronavirus

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says the Cypriot government is taking all precautions against the coronavirus threat, adding that the administration is on alert but there is no panic...

14. EIB President in Cyprus to discuss bank’s investment in the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eib-president-in-cyprus-to-discuss-bank-s-investment-in-the-country

The European Investment Bank (EIB) President, Werner Hoyer, was in Cyprus on Monday to update President Nicos Anastasiades on recent and future investment on the island, and to review improvements the education sector which has enjoyed significant ECB investment....

15. Officials deny weak spots in virus front lines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-deny-weak-spots-in-virus-front-lines

State health officials have denounced questions in the media over the handling of the coronavirus risk at airports, saying the image of the Republic of Cyprus was at stake...

16. Cyprus' Coronavirus front lines under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-coronavirus-front-lines-under-scrutiny

Critics including medical professionals are raising questions over the handling of the coronavirus risk at ports of entry in the Republic of Cyprus...

17. Health Minister travels to Brussels for extraordinary EU coronavirus meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-travels-to-brussels-for-extraordinary-eu-coronavirus-meeting

Amid growing concerns over coronavirus, Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou will be rushing to Brussels on Wednesday after the European Union called for an emergency meeting of EU Health Ministers on Thursday....

18. Israeli FM director-general in Athens for talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-fm-director-general-in-athens-for-talks

Israel’s Foreign Ministry director-general Yuval Rotem will visit Athens Wednesday for talks with Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and other officials, the Israeli embassy announced....

19. European Commission to stamp out illegal pet trade

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-commission-to-stamp-out-illegal-pet-trade

The European Commission will boost efforts to stamp out the illegal trade in pets, particularly cats and dogs, in the EU, the Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides said....

20. WHO: Coronavirus officially named Covid-19

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-coronavirus-officially-named-covid-19

The World Health Organization says the official name for the disease caused by the new coronavirus will be Covid-2019....

21. Coronavirus emergency 'holds a very grave threat' for world, says WHO

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/coronavirus-emergency-holds-a-very-grave-threat-for-world-says-who

China’s coronavirus outbreak poses a “very grave threat for the rest of the world,” the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday in an appeal for sharing virus samples and speeding up research into drugs and vaccines, Reuters reported. ...

22. Second virus case tests negative in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/second-virus-case-tests-negative-in-cyprus

A woman from China, who traveled back to Cyprus on Monday and was suspected of being a carrier of the coronavirus, tested negative for the Wuhan bug hours later...

23. Woman suspected of coronavirus at Nicosia hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-suspected-of-coronavirus-at-nicosia-hospital

A Chinese woman, a permanent resident of Cyprus, is being treated at Nicosia General Hospital on suspicion of being a coronavirus carrier....

24. Cold weather alert climbs to orange

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cold-weather-alert-climbs-to-orange

A new orange alert was issued Sunday evening for Cyprus as extreme low temperatures are set to sweep across the island overnight with frosty conditions reaching the lowlands...

25. Makarios hospital on alert over RSV cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/makarios-hospital-on-alert-over-rsv-cases

Health officials are warning parents of young infants to be extra cautious with their babies, following a recent rise in cases of the respiratory syncytial virus...

26. British High Commission replies to British expats FAQ

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commission-replies-to-british-expats-faq

The British High Commission in Cyprus compiled and replied to some of the most frequently asked questions by UK nationals in Cyprus, providing further clarity on what British expats living on the island can expect post-Brexit. ...

27. China scientists identify pangolin as possible coronavirus host

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-scientists-identify-pangolin-as-possible-coronavirus-host

The deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could have spread from bats to humans through the illegal traffic of pangolins, the world’s only scaly mammals, which are prized in Asia for food and medicine, Chinese researchers said....

28. Emerging tech can bolster Sustainable Development Goals

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/emerging-tech-can-bolster-sustainable-development-goals

Two-thirds of the 169 targets underpinning the global Sustainable Development Goals could be bolstered by technological innovation according to a new study by the World Economic Forum and PwC...

29. Man gets 20 years for killing Grandpa Kokos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-gets-20-years-for-killing-grandpa-kokos

The man who was convicted for killing beloved Grandpa Kokos in Larnaca last year has been sentenced to 20 years in prison...

30. Three killed in Istanbul plane crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plane-crashes-after-landing-in-istanbul

A Pegasus Airlines plane flying into Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen airport skidded off the end of a wet runway and broke into three pieces after landing on Wednesday, killing three people and injuring 179...

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